Girls’ much-higher rate of depression than boys is closely linked to the greater time they spend on social media, and online bullying and poor sleep are the main culprits for their low mood, new research reveals.
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We all want to do the right thing online. Here’s how.
Sexual images or videos of under 18s are illegal. It doesn’t matter how old the person looks, this is the law. No ifs, no buts.
You can be prosecuted for taking, making, sharing and possessing sexual images of under 18s, even if you thought that they looked older.
Surgeons were forced to amputate the leg of a man who fell onto railway tracks while playing Pokemon Go.
A bank customer was tricked into transferring money by fraudsters who pretended to be responding to his angry Twitter post about poor service.
Writer Mike Tinmouth was furious with the process and time taken to open a business account with Barclays.
He expressed his frustration in a public tweet - which was seized on by fraudsters who posed as the bank in an attempt to trick him out of £8,000.
Five years ago Ashleigh wouldn't have dreamed of sharing a selfie on Instagram.
But then she discovered Instagram's recovery community - other people like herself who posted about the highs and lows of living with an eating disorder.
Rumours of child abductors spread through WhatsApp in a small town in Mexico. The rumours were fake, but a mob burned two men to death before anyone checked.